James Carlson writes: > Frank Van Der Linden writes: > > Matty wrote: > > > Howdy, > > > > > > Most Linux and BSD distributions ship with a version of dd that > > > displays the status of a copy operation when a SIGUSR1 signal is > > > received. > > Just a correction. I know this is late in the game, and I don't want to > > prolong the discussion much, since this isn't the right list, but: *BSD > > uses SIGINFO, which is generated via the tty code when the user presses > > ^T. Several tools implement a status handler that uses SIGINFO. > > CR 6310532, now celebrating its first birthday.
Ah, surprise. I filed it even longer ago. ;-} -- James Carlson, Solaris Networking <james.d.carlson at sun.com> Sun Microsystems / 1 Network Drive 71.232W Vox +1 781 442 2084 MS UBUR02-212 / Burlington MA 01803-2757 42.496N Fax +1 781 442 1677